Hillsboro’s Gardens in The Gap weekend kicks off Friday, April 24 with an art show and pop-up plant market starting at 10 a.m. at the Old Stone School.
Friday evening an Eat, Drink & Be Literary! event features farm-to-table pioneer Nora Pouillon on the Old Stone School’s Gap Stage. Pouillon author of, My Organic Life and Cooking with Nora, was the owner of Restaurant Nora, the first certified organic restaurant in the United States. The doors and bar open at 6 p.m., Pouillon's presentation begins at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, visitors can enjoy garden tours of five farm and historic gardens in and around Hillsboro and enjoy an elegant southern tea—with special bourbon juleps on the menu too! Visitors can shop an eclectic mix of crafters at the Old Stone School, visit the art show and pop-up plant market before or after the tours.
All proceeds from Gardens in The Gap support the ongoing restoration and preservation of Hillsboro’s Historic Old Stone School, the heartbeat of Hillsboro since 1874.